LOOKING FOR TALENT?
At Step and Stone, we believe that everyone deserves to have equal opportunities in the workplace.
That’s why we work to support young people with learning disabilities into paid employment.
As an employer, you could play a crucial role in making a huge difference
to one of our young people’s lives, and gain a valuable team member in the process.
DIVERSIFY YOUR WORKFORCE
People with learning disabilties make excellent employees, and we know this first-hand! Our trainees work hard in the bakery every day to produce award-winning lavosh flatbread, that is sold in fine food outlets across the UK.
By employing one of our trainees, you will be gaining a dedicated and skilled worker with experience
in the world of work.
You will also be promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace that can be a great source of pride for your whole team.
Furthermore, you will have our full support throughout this process.
YOU HAVE OUR SUPPORT
If you decide to employ one of our trainees, you will have our full support for as long as you need.
We offer a range of services intended to support you and our trainees for a smooth transition into employment.
- A personalised job-match for your vacancy
- Free training for staff in disability awareness
- Free ongoing job coach support for work experience and paid work roles
- Advice on reasonable adjustments
- Free publicity for your business
NOW EMPLOYED WITH UWE STUDENT UNION
Jess was well prepared to work with UWE at the Student Union bakery after her time with Step and Stone. From cooking sausage rolls and making hot dogs for customers, to doing the cleaning and stock rotation, there is never a quiet day at work for Jess.
She has settled in well with the SU team and they enjoy working with her on Tuesdays. Jess has learned a lot too; she can now use the bus, and has a great sense of achievement from making a real contribution.